The Museum of Music: A History of Mechanical Instruments

  title={The Museum of Music: A History of Mechanical Instruments},
  author={C. B. Fowler},
  journal={Music Educators Journal},
  pages={45 - 49}
  • C. B. Fowler
  • Published 1967
  • Art
  • Music Educators Journal
  • II At what may have been the first educational media conference ever held in the field of music, Percy A. Scholes, in 1925, expounded the virtues of the player-piano and the reproducing piano for music education. In a demonstration of the many educational possibilities of these "extraordinary mechanical contrivances," he concurred with Alexander MacKenzie, chairman of the Committee on the Educational Use of Piano-Player Rolls, that "All musical educationists of standing are today agreed as to… CONTINUE READING
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